From 1978 to 1990 I worked as a claims examiner with the Office of Workers'... more
From 1978 to 1990 I worked as a claims examiner with the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, the Department that administers the Federal Employees's Compensation Act. Since 1990 I have represented injured workers before the Office. I mostly do appeals to the Branch of Hearings and Review and appeals including oral arguments before the Employees' Compensation Appeals Board. I also teach ... view profile
If you are an employee who has been injured or disabled on the job, you may require the services of a workers' compensation lawyer. Usually administered at the state level, workers' compensation can include weekly wage payments, money for financial losses due to the injury, and paid medical expenses. If an employee is killed on the job, then his family can receive the workers' compensation. Workers' compensation lawyers interpret workers' compensation laws and can help if you have a job-related injury.